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Stray Cat tests positive for Rabies in Franklin

Stray Cat tests positive for Rabies in Franklin

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2017 Contact: Heather Warner, Public Health Programs Manager Tel. (607) 832-5200 | Stray Cat tests positive for Rabies in Franklin On September 27, 2017 a cat from the town of Franklin tested positive for rabies. The stray cat attacked one person and a dog on September 20th,…

Raccoon tests Positive for Rabies in Sidney – Sept. 2, 2015

Raccoon tests Positive for Rabies in Sidney – Sept. 2, 2015

A raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Delaware County. This is the first animal testing positive for rabies in 2015, according to Heather Warner, Health Education Coordinator for Delaware County Public Health Services. The raccoon was sent to NYS State Rabies Laboratory for testing. The positive test results were received Monday September 1, 2015. There was no human exposure.

What is a Healthy Community?

The way that we design and build our communities impacts how we live. Healthy communities provide safe places to recreate and easy access to a variety of healthy foods. Healthy Communities Promote Physical Activity Building communities that encourage walking and biking can increase physical activity. People are more likely to walk or ride a bike…

Tobacco and Smoking

Tobacco kills more Americans each year than alcohol, cocaine, heroin, crack, homicide, suicide, car accidents, fire and AIDS combined. Do You Want to Quit Smoking? New York State has created a Smoker’s Quitline.  To learn more about all that the State has to offer to help you quit smoking, click HERE.  Also, to support you in your effort…

Preventing Substance Abuse

Medication Disposal Prescription Medication Drop Box Program Permanent drop box locations, (including unused prescription medications, medicated ointments, over-the- counter medicines and inhalers. No hazardous materials or needles: Unused Prescription Drug Drop Box Locations In/Around Delaware County Over 50% of prescription drug abusers got them from family or friends – “2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health,”…

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NYS Department of Health Cancer Services Program

Information on FREE Cancer Screenings